Bearing capacity factors


The bearing capacity factors used to determine the ultimate bearing capacity can optionally be defined according to different codes and authors. These factors are required to carry out the nonlinear analysis of the soil. The bearing capacity factors are defined according to (Figure B-2):

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German Standard

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Euro Code

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Egyptian code

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Terzaghi

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Meyerhof

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Figure B-2 Menu "Bearing capacity factors"

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